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Out of This World: Goodyear and NASA collaborate on airless tire

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Dec 17th, 2007 at 2:56PM

click above image for more views of the NASA Chariot rover Any good article about space exploration starts with "when I was a kid...". So, when I was a kid, my older brother was working on his college thesis. He cooperated with NASA on designing various devices for use in space, the basic premise being that few of the things we take for granted here on Earth would work in a zero-gravity environment. Everything needed for use in space needs to be redesigned. Recently Goodyear and NASA announced a collaboration in developing a special non-pneumatic tire to be used by vehicles on the Moon, and... Read More

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